[Samba] samba, pdc, ldap question

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Feb 11 07:51:15 GMT 2004

On Wed, 2004-02-11 at 09:37, moof48 at temple.edu wrote:
> Do I need them in cleartext?  All I have are all of them in 
> {crypt}.  Also..  Do I actually need the posix stuff as 
> well.  

You require the posix stuff, but not the posix password (for samba's
purpose at least).

You require the NT and LM hashes - these cannot be recovered from crypt
passwords, you must get them from an existing windows or samba system,
or the plaintext password from the user.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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